High water content fire resistant longwall hydraulic fluids

HFA fluids are hydraulic fluids for use in equipment designed to operate with low-viscosity high water content fluids. QUINTOLUBRIC® HFA hydraulic fluids are high water based concentrates developed for use in longwall shields. QUINTOLUBRIC® longwall fluids offer these seven major benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • No bacteria scum
  • No corrosion
  • Non-toxic
  • Non-hazardous
  • Fire resistant
  • Odor free

Key Benefits

  • Superior Fire Resistant because of high water content
  • Excellent corrosion inhibition
  • Can be used in the whole range of water types up to 42°dH ( 750 ppm CaCO3)
  • Inhibit bacteria and fungi growth
  • Approved by Caterpillar, Joy and MSHA


Mining operators need their longwall hydraulic fluid to provide high performance characteristics that comply not only with OEM warranty requirements, but also their own high quality standards, they want a longwall fluid to:

  • Keep their systems problem free
  • Keep roof supports and pumps trouble free
  • Reduce solenoid valve replacements

Quaker Houghton HFA fire resistant fluids have been specifically developed to meet the needs of longwall applications.

With research and development centers around the world, Quaker Houghton can support customers globally, at the local level, on-site, and one-on-one, to formulate solutions so that our mining customers can stand out and stay ahead in a changing world.

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